Feb 25, 2013 9:00am PST
to get up. >> reporter: michelle turner, cnn, hollywood. >> ben affleck. thanks for watching, everyone. "around the world" is next. >>> i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm michael holmes. >> welcome to "around the world," we begin in vatican city. pope benedict xvi's final days in power filling up with a scandal. >> the top cardinal just resigned after four priests accused him of inappropriate acts. and the vatican in damage control mode after reports of network of gay priests at the vatican blackmailed by prostitutes. >>> fidel castro sworn in and announces this is his last go-round. he says he plans to retire in 2018, most likely to put an end of rule by castros. >>> and south africa, another pistorius facing charges in a woman's death, carl pistorius, the older brother of oscar pistorius, charged with culpable homicide after he was involved in a car axe deputy two years ago. >> they say carl pistorius was driving recklessly. he was to go to trial last week but that's been pushed back to the end of march because of the murder charges against his brother. >>> back to vatican city. where alle
Feb 24, 2013 8:00pm PST
units. athena jones, cnn, washington oscar pistorius isn't the only one in his family accused of killing someone. coming up, we'll take a look at his brother carl pistorius on trial for the homicide of a female motorcyclist. and it's the pop's last mass.what the pontiff told his followers at today's sunday service. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> cuban president raul castro starting his last five year term today. castro says he will not seek another. cuba's president plans to resign in 20-18. he's tapped 52-year-old miguel diaz-canel as his top deputy. diaz-canel is expected to assume the presidency without any disruption. castro says cuba has reached a "transcendent" moment in which it'
Feb 25, 2013 2:00am PST
cnn's nischelle turner has been up all night. >> still, you look great. good to see you this morning. >> okay. thank you very much. yeah. it's been a great night here in hollywood. they call it hollywood's biggest night. and it definitely has been hollywood's biggest night. the 85th oscars was supposed to be a return to hollywood glamour. return to the oscars of the past everyone loved. the big production numbers. the musical acts. if that is what you love, that is what you saw. let's take a look at that. >> and now, for the moment we have all been waiting for -- >> reporter: first lady michelle obama gave the oscars a jolt of excitement and a huge surprise, when she appeared from the white house to announce the night's biggest prize, best picture. >> and the oscar goes to "argo." >> reporter: it was an especially sweet victory for ben affleck, who wasn't nominated for directing the hostage thriller. "life of pi" based on the best-selling novel, about a boy at sea, won best director for ang lee. >> thank you, academy. >> reporter: he played one of the greatest presidents in history.
Feb 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
a lot of suspicions based on some of her behaviors. >> tonight, a cnn special report, murder in mexico, what happened at falcon lake? >> it's late afternoon in texas. air operations are about to begin. >> there are areas mccallon, west of mccallon along the southwest border that are completely out of control in my opinion. >> reporter: captain stacy holland and his team from the texas department of public safety are trying to stop drug smugglers from crossing from mexico into the u.s. >> right there, right there. one guy's gotten out. >> reporter: they are also trying to stop the violence of a full-scale drug war from spilling north. >> are there parts of this border that you would be basically lawless or run by the cartels? >> absolutely. >> reporter: smack in the middle of this 21st century version of the wild west, two young americans, david hartley and tiffany young, just teenagers when they fell in love. >> we started dating in '98. the summer of '98, and dated for quite a while before we got engaged in 2001 and married in 2002. >> what took so long? >> we were 18. >> reporter: th